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voucher specimen
(English) A specimen archived in a permanent collection (usually in a museum, an institution with a mandate to preserve materials indefinitely). It serves as physical evidence of occurrence at time and place and of any identifications and descriptions based on it, always assuming that it is archived with adequate collection data. Type specimens are voucher material.

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